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13 killed by lone gunman in Navy Yard rampage

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A small group holds a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — A defense contractor went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, [&hellip...

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Anxious waiting for word of missing in Colo floods

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The first helicopter returns from rescue operations on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the...

‘Chaos’? Obama goes after ‘extreme’ Republicans

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. After weeks of intense focus on the crisis in Syria, the White House is set to use the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers...

Family of man shot by Charlotte cop wants answers

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jonathan Ferrell is seen in an undated photo provided by Florida A&M University. Ferrell, 24, was shot and killed Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, by North Carolina police officer Randall Kerrick after a wreck in Charlotte, N.C. Ferrell was unarmed. Police...

Boston homeless man glad to turn in lost money

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Glen James, of Boston, left, smiles in the direction of members of the media as Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, right, looks on during a news conference at the police headquarters, in Boston on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. James, who is homeless, turned...

Floods transform Colorado’s ‘Gore-Tex Vortex’

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Loaders scrape up mud Sunday Sept. 15, 2013, from the flooding that swept through Estes Park, Colo., that swamped the town’s main street when the Big Thompson River surged through Estes Park late Thursday and early Friday. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)...

Miss America pageant underway in Atlantic City

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Miss Kansas Theresa Vail displays her shoe during the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The 2014 Miss America pageant is...

Alabama church marks 50th anniversary of bombing

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Churchgoer’s attend a memorial service at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The church held a ceremony honoring the memory of the four young girls who were killed by a bomb placed outside the church 50 years ago...

AP IMPACT: Many US bridges old, risky and rundown

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, SEPT. 16, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – The sun sets behind the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Safety concerns about the Douglass bridge, which carries more than...

Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July, 18, 2013, file photo shows Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill...